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and we have parts of livermore, oakland, reporting moderate rain at the time. it is going to shift along highway 13. this is just the beginning. the rain will continue for several hours. we have a wind advisory to talk about. i will share that with you. more on the rain in just a bit >>> highway patrol trying to figure out if the weather had anything to do with a big accident in oakland involving nine vehicles. it shut down some lanes of 880 for about an hour. allie rasmus is joining us live from oakland with an update on the situation. allie? >> reporter: all lanes are back up. for an hour and a half, this highway right behind us, this was a complete mess. this was the scene when we arrived this morning around 5:00. for awhile. traffic, all northbound lanes of 880 were at a complete stand still. >> northbound, before the ramp, this is where the 9-car pile up happened. according to the sergeant, two cars were initially involved in a crash. they were blocking the right hand lane. then other cars behind the crash were not able to stop quickly enough to avoid it. they said they probably or
with jade hernandez live in oakland. >> reporter: maureen, it is raining. we are live in just one of the cities where it's raining tonight. a few hours ago, not far from here that outage left more than a thousand residents without power. public works crews were busy mopping up rain related issues all day. dryers couldn't get past the mud to highway 24 in lafayette. rain drenched oakland and other parts of the bay area. in san francisco wind and water battering this awning may have helped it collapse on to a tree and car. >> i just was thanking god that me and my family wasn't in there. we were in the car last night. >> these photos show the inside of the awnings rusty base filled with water. a tarp corrects the car now. she won't be driving home tonight. >> the hood is in and the whole window is out. the trunk is like -- it's just bent down. >> reporter: as city public works crews chipped away, another problem continued to keep drivers from using all lanes. back in the east bay in oakland, a fallen tree limb shut off electricity to 1500 customers around 6 tonight. >> tree fell acr
're going to have a video. >> my name is shirley cavara and work for oakland school district and early education and people come from san joaquin valley and my family is located in the area. the best thing about working here is meeting all the families, and connecting with the kids, and when it finally clicks to them "oh that's what that means". even if it's small steps with some kids it's a great feeling that you have made an accomplishment in their lives that they will remember, so here it started down at ice age and moved to second avenue because it got too big want there was a preschool there and out grew that area and we had three choice in oakland to have the child care center at and the parents chose this one and up in the hills and don't feel like you're in oakland and conducive to our setting and lifestyle as indian people, and a lot of our kids that graduated here are doing community work. they're out there working with their people so we have made a strong impact with kids and you don't think about it. you just do what you do and what comes natural in working with kids an
police chief breaks are about gun control. >> we have a representative from the oakland buyback. we will find out what kind of impact events like that path. we are also talking a little later about tvs that watch you. >> the whole issue of privacy. first, let's get to the news that affects everybody in the bay area. heavy rain, wind, and thunderstorms. rain keeps on falling. it's not over. a roof collapse at a san francisco gas station after a tree toppled over onto the overhang causing that collapse. luckily, nobody was hurt. we turn now to elizabeth lingered telling him that the weather desk this morning with what we can expect. it's really coming down. >> it really is. all that yellow and green. pretty much rain falling across the bay area. anywhere from one to 2 inches by the time the storm lets up. we will zoom in for the north bay. that is where the storm is falling hardest. you see that big band of yellow over portions of 101. falling pretty hard in pendulum as well. checking the east bay. we are seeing heavier pockets looks like over livermore, hayward, and the south bay wit
canceled and delayed even longer. good news at oakland and san jose international. where it is raining right now? you may want to check online at cbssf/weather. funerals for three first . >> the last of the victims of the newtown shooting were laid to rest yesterday. funerals for three first graders were held in connecticut and utah. overwhelming support keeps pouring in. tens of thousands of toys are coming in from around the world. people in the town are asking people to donate to their local communities rather than sending toy there is. the ones that did arrive, children were invited to the town hall to choose a toy. money is pouring in, with the official fund at $2.8 million. >>> and former governor mark sanford is considering a run for congress. >> he was an up and coming figure in the republican party before evanished from south carolina for five days in 2009. supposely he was walking the appalachian trail, but later he admitted that he was actually visiting his mistress in argentina. yesterday sanford said he may run for a house seat that will open in january. accidentally
in that guy's voice. no flights were cancelled at oakland and tonight there are no delays there. >>> well, the rain down below translates to snow up top. here's what it looked like earlier on i-80. there was a major backup because of an accident on the freeway. we can see up to eight feet of new snow above 7,000 feet. by the storm the storm door closes on wednesday. >>> and you can track the storm any time with our hi-def doppler radar tracker, at cbssf.com. >>> the rain certainly didn't stop some from doing their last- minute shopping for christmas. that's why today is being called super saturday. >> reporter: the bells are ringing. the clock is ticking. and last-minute shoppers are hitting the stores. >> this is a big shopping weekend, right before christmas. >> reporter: retail tracking firm shopper track forecasts that today and tomorrow will be among the biggest shopping days of the year, even more so than a normal saturday before christmas. since the hold falls on a tuesday, people are using the long weekend for holiday preps. >> i do think people waited a little bit and now they're
part is in western maryland, 21 miles an hour and 16 in oakland. we will see wind from 10-20 miles an hour. we are not out of the woods yet. but things should die down by tomorrow. talking about a couple of flurries for christmas. see what happens. >> and we have team coverage of the winter weather. our reporter is downtown where crews have been preparing for potential problems all day long. >> very busy. 1500 customers are with the past -- power. the number is low considering there are 1.2 million customers. we will explain how they kept it so low. many of those who braved the cold are trying to make the best of it. it is this season of giving. but this person wishes mother nature did not give too much. >> it is too cold out here. >> tent -- capped restaurant goers shivering and wearing layers upon layers of clothing. >> i am wearing four layers of clothing. >> i have my hat. a lot of players. >> many tried their best to get through the day, crews are in full force since the merc -- early morning hours anticipating power outages. by getting ahead of the wind, power outages were ca
showers pretty heavy and this area, richmond, berkeley, oakland, alameda, wofford slashed heavy. and for the inland areas we are seeing a light rain from dublin, livermore, danville. with wind-- so after this latest soaking >> we want to find out how the north bay is faring. that is where the rain is falling the hardest. to get you more news faster, let's turn to our solo reporter kron four's mike pelton live at the corte madera shopping center. >> let me show you some video from pounding amounts of rainfall. over this weekend, storms from a one-2 in.. there is also a wind advisory until 1 this afternoon. you could see wind gusting from 40 m.p.h.- 50 m.p.h. it is shaking the trees. airline the water, the wind blowing the trees not ideal conditions if you have to leave the house. marty, so many people have extra presence and last minute items. if you have to go out? you might want to get an umbrella. >> an umbrella and the viet warm coat. perhaps there could be some clearing. >> new overnight, all lanes of interstate 8-80 are back open this morning after a nine vehicle collision
to 38 meals an hour in oakland with a wind advisory through 1:00 in the north bay and 2:00 through the south bay. continues to increase throughout the morning hours. we clear up, though, the second half of the day. >> all of the windy rainy weather is churning up the waves in pacifica, forcing the peer to close. that is where we find keira clapper. >> good morning. >> the wind has picked up. it is blowing us over really. my photographer is bracing herself as she holds the camera here in pacifica. the peer is is closed. the rain is is steady but the wind making everything so treacherous it morning. the ocean is already coming oh over and breaking over the sea wall. as you can see the water is gusting as well. what is interesting is the waves themselves are smaller now that the wind is picking up but people across the coast across the bay area coast can expect anywhere from 16-foot waves today. as you you can imagine there aren't many people coming out. people are weein being warned e on alert for waves like this. because the is so awful, really no one is is out today. we did catch o
to move in. toward brisbane and heavy rain. that is extending over to daly city. over towards oakland, broadway terrace and moderate rain and another area south of san jose, very moderate rain from boulder creek south of saratoga and south of san jose, as well. rainfall totals the past 24 hours, quite impressive. over an inch of rain in redwood city, concord, also fairfield, over two inches of rain in san rafael. folks, this next system will move in tomorrow morning, three to four additional inches of rain possible in some locations. we'll tell you when you can expect the heavy rain comingup. >>> check out this storm damage tonight in san francisco, a large branch from a tree came crashing down during strong rains and winds. the 76 gas station on potrero avenue was damaged and car window was damaged. >> we would have gotten killed about f we were sitting in the car last night. >> fortunately there was no one under the canopy when it came crashing down. >> a car crashed into a car. one looned down the embankment on the roof and other went halfway down and landed on the side. no one was
, an inch and a half. the next one looks to be even wetter. concord is 50 degrees right now. oakland, 53. santa rosa, 45. the bone-chilling temperatures we had earlier in the week will not return anytime soon, because the source of the next storm comes from more of a southerly location. that's a warmer direction. but it also has a potential to pack more moisture. here's what we expect. showers will end briefly tonight. more rain will spread south very early tomorrow. probably around 3 a.m., that next storm comes ashore. then storms and gusty winds are possible with with this next one. so just like this morning, a thunderstorm would not be a surprise. we'll go to hi-def doppler and take it up to the north bay. you can see those widely scattered showers right around 80. you go down the 680 corridor, not much. down in the south bay, the showers are spreading south to morgan hill. up around the city, pretty much high and dry. south of oakland, alameda, a few showers. widely scattered showers for now. not for long. low pressure is ushering in the next wave of rain. you can see it right off of
, multiple departments. >> example, in oakland, they only submit the job. san jose also submit a job. los angeles also submit a job. it's a little bit different in our case. therefore we are still looking, doesn't mean we give up the idea. >> great. >> deputy director sweeney, you were just going to say --. >> i think if we ever came across a system or heard of a system that's worked, bring it to us and talk to us about it. >> we had los angeles building and safety up two months ago and i showed them the fifth floor, they were very surprised about the ease with which you can come in. they say you make an appointment and you come in at 11:00, 10 after 11:00 and you meet the building inspector or the engineer, then you can go over the counter, but you have to have an appointment. second thing they were surprised about is some of the size of the jobs that we'll plan check over the counter. oakland, everything comes in and they turn it around and they give you a date to come pick it up. and san jose, as tom said, it's by appointment only. so we are kind of unique where we have a large fl
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. and the winds have been gusting to 20 miles an hour in oakland. at least 15 miles an hour around mountain view and hayward. and also our coast. 32 miles an hour wind gusts half moon bay. so between pacifica and half moon bay we have the heavier rain. lighter rain from walt nut creek to berkeley. you see a darker shade of green right across the bay. and down around half moon bay, light rain right now but you see from the santa cruz mountains we have the moisture beginning to pick up along the mountains here. this will continue throughout the rest of the morning hours. in fact, the loop of the past several hours, and you will see how the darker yellows get into play here. also up in the north bay. pretty soon this all pushes on shore here. 48 antioch with a light rain in fairfield. heavy rain, gusty winds this morning, clearing out by the afternoon and evening hours. dry tomorrow for christmas day. the wind advisory through 1:00 in the north bay and 3:00 for san francisco. and the southern salinas valley. possibility of some locally heavy rain, downed trees and power lines certainly a possibilit
canceled. and at the oakland airport, no cancellations, but delays averaging there about 15 minutes. live at sfo, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> thanks. the nasty weather no match for christmas procrastinators. they stiped black friday last month and made today supershopping saturday. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec on what's expected to be the busiest day of the year for retirals. retirals-- retailers. >> reporter: the bells are ringing, the clock is ticking. and last-minute shoppers are hitting the stores. >> this is the big shopping weekend right before christmas. >> reporter: retail tracking firm shopper track forecasts that today and tomorrow will be among the biggest shopping days of the year. even more so than a normal saturday before christmas. since the holiday falls on a tuesday, people are using the long weekend for holiday preps. >> i do think people waited a little bit. and now they're just -- ready to buy, buy, buy. >> reporter: the company visa released a survey this week saying that nearly three quarters of consumer still had holiday shopping left to do and many of them were wa
. at times today, the rain pounded down, forcing people to scramble for over. oakland's farmers market is open, rain or shine, depending on the foot traffic. farmers here have even more reason to watch the skies. >> we need the rain for our crops and for our apples, but then for market, we need the rain to lessen up so we can actually sell. >> reporter: plenty of people said the rain didn't slow them down. >> a little wet. farmers are getting wet, getting wet, but came out with our french vegetables and my mom's here from north carolina. so we're just getting our umbrellas and charging through. >> reporter: the rain did cause problems for drivers throughout the bay area. in lafayette this morning, a drain backed up on the pleasant hill onramp to highway 24 and flooded the roads. cal trans says tomorrow may be even worse. >> they say heavy rain more tomorrow. i thought this would be the lighter storm. we'll, we'll see. >> reporter: and the travel troubles don't stop there. san francisco international airport is saying the weather is leading to delays for flights west of denver. these pa
. >> trouble in the oakland hills when a tree made a lansing on powerlines on scout road. 1500 customers went dark for a little over an hour. it was bad timing for this family who had gathered for an early christmas dinner. >> white weapon the roast had come out of the ovep, and the power shut down, so we started squealing and running around trying to find candles and light. >> the christmas tree went dark and the oven went cold right after the apple pie went in. this neighborhood is set to get underground utilities in the next few years. >> we're used to power outages here because we have had a lot of issues with tree branches hitting lines. so every year there's one or two major power outans that comes from trees falling down. >> back live. an employee at the public works depth says it appears the canopy blew into the tree. that will have to be sorted out by the insurance companies. the city plans to come here and brace the structure until it's finally removed in the next day or so. live in san francisco, abc-7 news. >> ama: there was intermittent rain throughout the day today. the storm mo
american wind gusts. hercules more moderate rain. in oakland light it moderate rain and westward on to peninsula the spotty light rain. and heavier rain along the coast is about to move in. things are certainly tick piing up as the rain pushes along the coastline here. in fact, the system is still far to the north. we will look for the rain and wind to stay with us all morning long into a portion of the afternoon. we will time that off. talk about christmas eve. a dry christmas eve. christmas day we are still looking at more rain. that's all coming up in a few minutes. >> look forward to it. thank you, lisa. this wind and rain are churning up the surf along the coast. abc7 news reporter kera clapper is live in pacifica. good morning, kera. are you getting pounded? >> yes, carolyn. good morning. the wind is really picking up here. my photographer had to hold the tripod and camera so they wouldn't blow over receipt before i came on air. the pinned, as i said, picking up and blowing the rain really hard horizontally at some points. now you see it's a moderate rain. but it's steady.
francisco. oakland took 300 guns as well totaling 600 guns off the streets of the bay area in one saturday. so that's a good thing. and then finally we did some promotions. we did 8 captains, they have been assigned, 15 lieutenants, they have also been lieutenants, and 29 sergeants, the entire group is in the academy right now and they will go to their respective assignments on saturday and as we close out the holiday season we did bayview toy give away today, mission station and api on bay shore was on saturday and obviously operation dream in various joy give aways will be going forward the rest of the holiday season. and that concludes my report. >> well, thank you, chief. speaking of the real positive news, the press conference with officers cloud and gritch, it wasn't only commissioner loftus that was crying, it was maybe another commissioner. >> i didn't want to be the one that said it, i'm glad you said it. >> even our commission secretary who has done a lot with this department had tears in his eyes. it was an incredible press conference. what those two officers did was beyond
the temperature at bwi marshall, 23 in oakland, 30 in elkton, 28 down in ocean city. we will eventually get up into the 40s today with sunshine and blue skies with less wind than yesterday. temperature today up around 46 degrees. we'll have the complete first warning forecast coming up and your ravens forecast in just a few moments. >> thank you, tim. >>> first here's what people are talking about this morning, saying good-bye, the final victims of the sandy hook school shooting are laid to rest this weekend. the entire nation is coming together to grieve for the children. and one of them has a very special connection to maryland. rochelle ritchie explains. >>reporter: josephine gay's angelic face, bright smile and innocence is now being remembered here in baltimore and newtown, connecticut. >> we want a moment of silence to remember these victims. >>reporter: she was one of 20 children fatally shot december 14th at sandy hook elementary school, a school shooting that rocked the nation. [ sirens ] >> they would be taken away from their mother. >>report
on the embarcadero, and we have this picture of a rainbow over oakland this afternoon. and do stay with abc-7 news and abc-7 news.com for the latest on the storms. >> that will do it for us at 6:00. i'm ama daetz. for leigh glaser and mike shumann, thank you for joining us. you can share the holiday spirit with a greeting card from our facebook page. go to facebook come come-/abc-7 news and click the holiday cards captioned by closed captioning services inc. the following is a paid advertisement for the best of the carol burnett show dvd collection. (tarzan yell) you laughed with her... you sang with her... you cherished your time with her... "who...me?" there's no star in hollywood more loveable... more talented... more entertaining than carol burnett. carol's legendary variety show won 25 emmys, and all of our hearts. it's as hilarious and spectacular today as it was the first time we saw it... heave! and now, the very best of carol's classic show
departing. spotty showers north of the san mateo bridge and towards oakland, richmond and the north bay. notice the showers every bit heavier. the green is showing light rain, the yellow is showing a bit more moderate. the next storm in this series is going to come in, overnight tonight and early tomorrow with periods of heavy rainfall. and strong winds that could be between 40 m.p.h.-50 m.p.h.! wind advisory and even hail possible thunderstorms. >> here's a look live out golden gate bridge as rain is expected in a few continuing our weather team coverage. kron4's philippe djegal is live out in mill valley. a wind advisory has been issued throughout the bay area. philippe, what should we prepare for. besides more wet weather? >> reporter: possibly power outages and it downed trees and downed power lines. as brian mentioned, is picking up on the north area of mill valley 1 0 1 that the freeway is moving the decent. the cars not obstructed but we are going to host paid close attention to the wind with a with a 53 issued by the national weather service with gusting at 45 m.p.h., expected.
joined in this conference including mayor fong from oakland, mayor kevin johnson from sacramento, mayor cory booker from new ark and hif a applause and support his city with. [applause] i would also like to welcome former governor from new york patacky and thank you for your leadership. over the next days you will learn about sustainable practices. you will network with the greatest minds in the industry and enjoy your time here. be thoughtful. be creative and go out and lead the befl energy and green policies for the rest of the country. congratulations and thanks for being here in san francisco. [applause] >> my name is byron webb. i'm a development director with the port and i want to welcome to heron park. it was built in the wetlands in the bay view community adjacent to the indian basin. it is approximately 22-acres and we are here to celebrate the expansion of the wetlands and also the creation of the first bidirectional bike way in the city and in this neighborhood. with that brief introduction -- the reason that we're here i wanted to introduce the mayor and have him
news >> vicki: developing news out of oakland. tonight at eight -- more than four- thousand people are without power after a tree branch hit a powerline. p-g-&-e crews are on scene fixing the problem. officials say power should be restored by eight-45 this >> the holidays have hundreds of thousands of passengers traveling in-and- out of bay area airports. but rain put the breaks on some travel plans this week. today - flight schedules began to recover after storms caused massive delays last night. kron 4's mike pelton spent the morning with travelers as they prepared to take off. >> reporter: this is a popular spot at sfo making sure that there airline is on time. >> it is on time. >> very excited >> reporter: especially with this weather is going to be 72 degrees. >> reporter: thousands passed through sfo, going to the holidahome for holidays. >> these are special people the we're going to see. the rainfall dampened some travel plans. some commutes of lingered into saturday passengers trying to get home but were left waiting. there were left waiting, and waiting. >> i sat down th
their business so i know you have, i know you've been in contact with oakland and surrounding areas because they move people all the time. chief, i just want to ask, how much are we involved both regionally and nationally in this whole -- are there forums that go on? i know you have attended a couple things. >> as tony was saying, arlan vanderbilt brought this forward. i think he has a lot of credit and commissioner loftus is holding the department's feet to the fire and rightfully so. that's why we're looking for this grant and we'll be actually at some point in time growing the human trafficking unit as we get our staffing up to speed. >> also we do attend other meetings in the bay area so we attend a monthly meeting down in san jose, so we're constantly in communication with other sister agencies, not only law enforcement but also other advocate groups like, for example, not to get in too much detail, i talked to an attorney down in san jose right now where this person is willing to come forward regarding an incident so they feel confident to come to san francisco to talk about someth
needing, and more rain in san francisco. down through daly city and across the bay bridge to oakland, alameda getting wet. and the east bay from milpitas to westward some enhanced cells here. dublin and livermore a heavier rainband here and more heavy rain from the santa cruz mountains down through castroville, also morgan hill, gilroy, 101. lighter rain to the north in san jose but half moon bay you see the yellows and the oranges right here. accompanying the rain are the gusty winds. up to 26 miles an hour in san jose where 33 miles an hour gusts and airport delays of over 1.5 hours at sfo. rain here translates to snow in the sierra nevada. a winter storm warning through 4:00 tomorrow. white-out conditions, very difficult travel. and as we clear out the mid-afternoon the rain will continue to turn to snow as it heads to the sierra nevada. so be very careful out there. through the next two, three hours more heavy rain and gusty winds. carolyn. >> lisa, thanks. "this week" is next and we will see you >>> good morning, and welcome to "this week." >> the clock is ticking. >> nobody get
chilly temperatures start off the day. 20s in oakland. little milder as you get toward baltimore. 35 downtown. 28 degrees. right now upper 20s and low 30s across the lower eastern shore. what a difference when you factor in the lighter winds. going to feel a lot better today. right now mostly westerly winds. few other variable winds across the area. notice how they're only around six miles at the airport. seven in edgewood. gusts up near 50 miles per hour yesterday. sunny skies today. highs near 47 in baltimore. 49 for ocean city. temperatures only in the 30s out in the mountains. we'll have a few more clouds. great news for the rave ns. we are expecting dry weather. just a few clouds pushing in. kickoff temperature around 43 then dropping into the upper 30s throughout the rest of the game. this is what we have to watch out for. i mentioned how a storm will be coming our way on christmas eve. clouds build in yoef night and into monday. then the storm starts to make its way here. it is not just going to be a pure rain event. we are in the colder seasons of the year. anything could pos
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